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week, giffords met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg a gun control advocate. the group he founded, called demand a plan, is airing ads with the mother of the youngest victim in the tucson shooting. >> we have to demand a plan. >> reporter: there have been 11 mass shootings in the u.s. since the one in tucson including the massacre in newtown, connecticut. the shooting at sandy hook elementary school sparked an obama administration push to prevent gun violence. vice president joe biden is leading the administration's effort and plans a series of meetings this week with gun owners, victim organizations and the videogame industry. the president faces a challenge from the national rifle association and its supporters. a group of gun rights advocates in washington is planning a gun appreciation day just two days before the president's second inauguration. >> get people to support the second amendment, show up to their gun ranges, show up to the gun shows, show up to the gun stores, buy a few bullets, shoot a few bullets. >> reporter: the white
and maybe even snow on friday. >> how much mayor michael bloombergal gave to his alma mater. >> think you're a pro at juggling multiple tasks? research shows you may not be as good as you think, next. >> and i'm kim dacey. >> and i'm kim dacey. i'll take you to the [ female announcer ] having grands biscuits in the morning is easy. pop them in, go about your business, and in just 15 minutes, your family can enjoy warm fresh from the oven biscuits. pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> in this morning's "medical alert," a new study out of kiezer perm 911 tae shows an increase over the past three years, they found a 25% increase in adhd cases from 2001 to 2010. the biggest increase is in african-american children but white children are most likely to be diagnosed. nearly half of babies and toddlers after a study of over 300,000 children. they found half of children two months two years
you go there on the wings of lunesta. stuart: new york city michael bloomberg is very much pro-gun-control. when our next guest caught up with him, he asked the mayor if he would be willing to give up his armed security detail. look at this. >> mayor bloomberg. iin the spirit of gun control, will you disarm your entire security team? >> we will get back to you. >> would you like a sip of my soda? why can you defend yourself but not the majority of americans? look at the team of security you have got here. and you are an advocate for gun control? one, two, three, four, five. there are probably more. stuart: that video has gone viral. the men i man in the video is jn mattera, author of hollywood hypocrites and he joins us now. you ambushed him. didn't you? >> i think this was pretty straightforward and i would consider it aggressive journalism, a question that should be on the tongues of most press members today, and it is very simple. if michael bloomberg has his own personal s.w.a.t. team protecting him, and he showed as the mayor of new york city, why would he go out there and
that come up. >> woodruff: other leaders, including new york city mayor michael bloomberg, have joined the call for action this week at a summit on gun violence in baltimore. >> the rate of firearms homicide in america is 20 times higher than it is in other economically advanced nations. we have got to change that. and it has to start this week. with real leadership from the white house. >> woodruff: maryland and delaware are also weighing new laws, as two new polls show national support for more gun control. the pew research center found a majority favors banning assault weapons and tracking gun sales. and a "washington post"/abc news survey out today found more than half of americans support a ban on assault weapons while nearly two-thirds would ban high capacity magazines. 55% say they are for placing armed guards in schools, a measure favored by the national rifle association. violent video games have also been mentioned by both the n.r.a. and the white house as a concern. but today there was new controversy over the n.r.a.'s new practice range app for i-pads and i-phones, recommen
gets an f. >> that ad, that pressure ad comes from new york city mayor michael bloomberg's pro-gun reform superpac. it's part of his campaign to build support in congress for meaningful national gun reform. and you know what? it appears to be working. once that ad started running in her district, debbie halvorson, who had said she would not be moved on this issue, debbie halvorson moved on this issue. ms. halvorson telling buzzfeed, quote, my win will not be a victory for the nra. how can it be a victory for the nra when i'm for universal background checks, beefing up the database, going after straw buyers and making sure we register our guns. those are not things the nra wants. that's true. those are not things the nra wants. and that is probably going to make it hard to hold on to that nra "a" rating. but maybe that's not the most important thing in the world anymore? in the debate over gun policy and gun laws, we are supposed to believe that the only real pressure on this issue comes from the nra, who of course always push against reform. but there is pressure on the other s
as well, and it's not just michael bloomberg's pac. we reported recently on new democratic senator heidi heitkamp. well, the coalition to start gun violence started running these ads in washington, d.c. and back home in north dakota, calling senator heitkamp out for having said that. senator heitkamp then issued a statement clarifying her feelings, saying, quote, all options must be on the table when it comes to addressing gun violence in america. heidi heitkamp responding to pressure, just the way debbie "not budging" halvorson responded to pressure when she discovered a sudden new-found willingness to advocate for background checks for guns, nra be damned. pressure worked. pressure works. pressure works not just for the nra, but for the other side too. well, today in washington, the senate judiciary committee convened a hearing, a very high profile hearing with a title that was ambitiously broad, what should we do about gun violence. five witnesses on both sides of the issue offered expert testimony. those witnesses included nra executive vice president wayne lapierre, naturally. wayne
in the state like virginia taking on the n.r.a. and you have michael bloomberg spending money on this and defeating a-rated n.r.a. candidates. so the whole calculus has changed. it used to be the n.r.a. was the one game in town on the money front and the pac front. that's changed. so there's a real cost now for standing with the n.r.a. and i that is as you would say a game changer in that regard. >> brown: dr. gold, how does it change your world? the evolving politics here and events like newtown? >> well, it's -- you know, from my perspective-- and i'm not a gun expert, obviously-- but from my perspective it's really unfortunate that it takes these kinds of events to move forward with our country to make a stronger commitment to providing for mental health care needs of our citizens. it shouldn't have to take something like this for something to become a social priority. >> brown: but now that it's here, as you were saying before, there's still going to be many, many questions about how you implement it. last night we talked about new york state and various states taking some
. and mayor michael bloomberg has pledged to rebuild new york's devastated coastal areas. >> let me be clear. we are not going to abandon the waterfront. we're not going to leave the rockaways or coney island or staten island south shore. but we can't just rebuild what was there and hope for the best. we have to build smarter and stronger and more sustainably. >> to do so, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut have asked for $82 billion in federl disaser relief d. >> we get a further update from two reporters covering the post- sandy situation. a reporter from the "new york times" and mike schneider, managing editor and anchor of new jersey today on public television. sarah, start with the areas you've been looking at. what major problems persist weeks after the storm? >> well, it depends where you look. in new jersey, some towns are still on lockdown. so they're really at a standstill. people have been able to maybe rt out dry wallcleaup the moldbut they can't progress. they can't figure out if they want to raise up their houses, or just build it the way it was. they're real
and handsome and romantic. michael bloomberg said you know, joe biden, you can joke about him all you want but he's got a set of balls and he says what's believes and he forced the focus on gay marriage. yet another reason to love him. ♪ let's hear it for the boy ♪ ♪ let's give the boy a hand ♪ >> stephanie: he said i'm sure the president was evolving and was about to do iton way. biden should be the hero of the pro-gay marriage community. he is. we love him. i want to date him and kiss him in a really gay way. probably writers are like really do i have to write a story about 2016? some opinion writer said she doesn't think hillary or joe biden will run because of age. he will be 74. she will be 69. >> i think they both could run. >> stephanie: the writer could be completely wrong as many people are four years out. let's ask dick morris. what does he think? >> oh, god. >> stephanie: whatever the book is going to be. teresa in florida, you're on "the stephanie miller show." hi therese. >> caller: hi, how you doing? >> stephanie: good. how are you? >> caller: i'm doing great. on my f
this not because of race but because of economic fairness. new york city mayor michael bloomberg's plan approved by the board of health in september would put a 16 ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at restaurants, sports games, street carts and movie theaters. it's just one of his responses to the city's 24% obesity rate which result in $4.7 billion in annual health care cost 60% of which is paid by the city. >> our administration refuses to stand on the sidelines while millions of our fellow new yorkans struggle with the health implications of being overweight or obese. >> reporter: but the naacp says the mayor's approach is not right. >> the mayor sometimes decides that an issue that is important to him should just be this way ahis way or no way. >> the impression is you could be on the side of coca-cola and the american beverage association here. is that right? >> people can say what they want to. we are on the side of fairness. >> the lawsuit contends the sugary drink ban is unfair because it exempts supermarkets in many convenience stores while including most local nei
think, you know, their security go in the bloomberg administration. we're all -- maybe people are counting. third terms are tough, but my view is that at this point let's see it through to the end. >> michael myers, director of new york civil rights coalition to i wonder, commissioner, if you would comment, a change and progress and welfare reform policies. that no man in the home rule, -- [inaudible] because the mother and the children needed a system. so now in your current policy, you are encouraging -- [inaudible] what respect they change in social values? no more is there a father in the home. now families. so you can have a situation where you are defining parents of parenting and family such as depositing of head of the household. cycle that want you to talk about the requirements and context of mass unemployment. >> i will do both of those. first, i'm glad you raised the issue about father in the household. because the other way that we sort of try to tackle the single parent family issue is that we can see a little bit on marriage and say, well, let's work with the de
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